7 Hottest Trends in Baby Gear

Fresh off the plane from the 2014 All Baby & Child Expo in Las Vegas — the largest baby show there is — we’ve rounded up the biggest trends in baby gear. This is the stuff you’re going to want to register for this year.

GB strollers in red, teal, magenta and silver
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Red, teal, magenta and gray

What stroller line wasn't available in this quartet of colors? (At the very least, we saw it from GB, Mutsy, 4Moms and UPPAbaby.) Expect the sidewalks to be filled with this color pallet in 2015. And the trend extends beyond strollers; we saw the same hues in other gear, including the BabyHome Dream cot.

ABC Kids Expo 2014: Editors’ Picks

We got the chance to scope out the latest and greatest in baby gear at the 2014 All Baby & Child Expo in Las Vegas, and we’re excited to announce our top picks. Because after your wonderful little miracle of life, we all know it’s the awesome gear that makes parenting totally worth it.

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Manny & Simon Elephant Rocker

Playful enough for the nursery but sturdy enough for your toddler, we can't get enough of this Manny & Simon rocker. $200, MannyAndSimon.com

Genius Product That’s Better Than a Diaper Bag?

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There's a whole lot of diaper bags out there in every style imaginable -- chevron, leather, ruched, Hello Kitty -- we've seen it all. Feeling like you'd rather just not choose at all? Totally fine. Now, you have the option of turning your everyday purse into a diaper bag. The magic is in this organizer by Life... read more

Enter to Win Freebies All Week Long

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Do you love free stuff? We thought so! This week, Bumpies have a chance to win some pretty sweet baby products from some of our favorite brands. All you have to do to enter is visit the giveaways board, and answer the question of the day. Make sure you check the updated board every... read more

Breastfeeding Questions? There’s an App for That

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It's 2 a.m. and your baby just isn't latching on. What are you supposed to do? In a perfect world, you'd have a live-in lactation consultant. In a really perfect world, dad would be able to nurse too. But the next best thing is actually at your fingertips. The Breastfeeding Central app is a no-frills, well-organized, information-packed... read more

Would You Buy a Pelvic Floor Trainer to Track Kegel Exercises?

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Photo: Shutterstock / The Bump
If you're not sure if all those postbirth kegel exercises are working, here's a new solution: the kGoal Pelvic Floor Trainer. The kGoal (get it?) is a device (that kind of resembles a sex toy, but 100 percent isn't) and an app that tracks your pelvic floor exercise progress. Much like exercise tools... read more

Baby Gear Trend: Lime Green

Check out these stylish finds in the citrusy hue.

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Safety First

Clek’s Foonf seat comes with extended rear-facing abilities up to age four.

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Top 10 Strollers

How to Buy: A Car Seat

How to Buy a Baby Carrier

This Double Stroller Could Be Unsafe: Here’s Why

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Photo: Consumer Reports
What's that? You don't anticipate leaving your stroller locked in place on a 20-degree incline? Good. But Consumer Reports is still encouraging you to ask Graco for a refund. After testing the Graco Ready2Grow Classic Connect LX -- a stroller capable of holding two children of different ages  -- Consumer Reports slapped it with... read more

Kicking Off Summer with Nautical Nurseries

It’s officially summer, and we’re celebrating by sharing some of the cutest nautical nursery decor from across the seven seas (i.e., the Internet).

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Pottery Barn Nursery

Even with an eclectic assortment of nautical decorations, this nursery is still bright and simple.

Plus, more from The Bump:

Baby Boy Nurseries

Baby Girl Nurseries

Summertime Safety for Baby

Could This New Light Bulb Help Baby (and You) Sleep Better?​

Photo: Saffron
Photo: Saffron
If bedtime is a nightly struggle in your household, the solution may be the flip of a switch. Or two flips of a switch, to be exact. Saffron has come out with a new light bulb, the Drift-Light, to make falling asleep easier. The LED bulb twists into any light fixture. Turn the... read more